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  1. Brink's Avatar
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       10 Mar 2016 #20

    You're most welcome.
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    Windows 10 free 64 bit
       10 Mar 2016 #21

    Just so you'll know. The second set of reg files do work, but unlike the previous set, they do not place a check mark in the box. Thanks for two elegant solutions to my problem. Byee. paj692
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  3. Brink's Avatar
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    64-bit Windows 10 Pro build 15063
       10 Mar 2016 #22

    Yep, that's how it should work. The 1st set will only enable/disable the option to check/uncheck, and the 2nd set actually turns on/off to check/uncheck.
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       08 Jan 2017 #23

    I only bought this new machine a few days ago, had it all set up. Then I get up this morning to find I can't use my new computer for about 3/4 an hour while it updates. And now the screensaver is broken. I tried going through the steps above, but it just wont turn the display off now!

    EDIT seems it's VLC that's blocking the screen from turning off, but I still can't get the screensaver to work and I'd like to be able to use VLC for listening to music without burning a hole in my new monitor
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  5. Brink's Avatar
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       08 Jan 2017 #24

    Hello Stu,

    Double check through VLC settings to make sure that the Disable Screensaver box is unchecked.
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    Windows 10
       13 Jan 2017 #25

    Can't seem to find that setting anywhere?

    Anyway, cheers for the feedback I thought it might be something like that. I'll keep an eye on it, at the moment I have a potentially more serious problem to deal with (see my next post)
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  7. Brink's Avatar
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       13 Jan 2017 #26

    I found this image for VLC that I hope will help. I'm not sure if it's the same in the current version or not.

    Click image for larger version. 

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